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What's happening in Mitchell County?

Browse our website to learn more about the programs offered by UGA Cooperative Extension in our community!

4-H Summer Camp
Agriculture in Mitchell County
Georgia SAFE - Shooting Awareness Fun & Education
Walk Georgia - Move More. Live More.
Georgia 4-H
Soil samples
Household Water Quality
4-H Project Achievement
Eat Healthy. Be Active.

Mitchell County Ag News

Extension News

    • Zika Virus Research
    • Published 10/20/2016 by Charlene Betourney
    • UGA research finds evidence in 'chick model' that Zika virus takes hold in the first trimester.
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    • Floral Beauty
    • Published 10/19/2016 by Norman Winter
    • Whether solid in color or multi-colored, zinnias are easy to grow and add breathtaking beauty to the garden.
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    • Hay Contest
    • Published 10/18/2016 by Clint Thompson
    • Announcement made during annual Sunbelt Ag Expo.
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Upcoming Events

  • Nov 7-Nov 8
  • 8:30 AM | Albany, GA
  • You can improve your food safety and sanitation skills through a nationally recognized food safety sanitation course. The class is 16 hours by a Certified ServSafe Trainer of UGA Family and Consumer Sciences, Suzanne Williams. This course meets the new GA Food Code requirements and is certified through the National Restaurant Association and includes the course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, instruction, and refreshments. Successful completion of the exam provides certification. The class fee of $140.00 includes course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, instructions, and refreshments. Lunch is on your own.
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